Today: McKeldin 08:00AM - 05:00PM

The Friedrich Wieck and Clara Schumann Tradition

A pupil Johann Peter Milchmeyer, author of one the first methods intended specifically for the piano, Friedrich Wieck was a renowned pedagogue who focused on elementary piano instruction and whose celebrated students included the young Robert Schumann, Hans von Bülow, Constantin Sternberg, Ernst Wenzel, Isidor Seiss. His daughter Clara was one of the great pianists of her time and influenced many pianists in Europe and England such as Mathilde Verne and Carl Friedberg.

Painting of Pianist Clara SchumannPainting of Pianist Clara Schumann